Towing a vehicle

American Dream

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Hi Guys.

I have a 7.2 litre Dodge RV that used to tow a race car.

We really need to tow a vehicle as alternative transport.

Trouble is we have 3 kids and one of the motors is a people carrier.

Have any of you experience in towing or trailering larger vehicles?

What route should I be looking at.

Had a Smart but too small.
 

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Hi Steve. Weight may be an issue. Check the hitch max load, as well as the difference between max train weight and max auth mass (forgotten the us terms for these, sorry). We occasionally tow Anne's Wrangler, and it's only just ok for weight, if not slightly over, when on an A-frame. Tows a treat thought, no prob. with performance of course. Still don't really know it's there.

Good luck

des
 
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Hi Des.

Will check those out.

I assume if not using a trailer, hitch nose weight is negligible.

They used to tow a Mustang so I'm told.

Would I be better buying a smaller vehicle?
 

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I tried this



Then this




But ended up with this




Hope it helps
 

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The first one probably worth the most:winky:

If you go for number 3 get one with a jockey wheel makes life a LOT easier:winky:
 

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If you go for number 3 get one with a jockey wheel makes life a LOT easier:winky:

The reason for this is you cant see the car but you can jump out unhitch and manouver the vehicle wherever you wish in under a minute:winky:
 
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Brilliant.Thanks John.

Mind if I ask how long you've had yours and how much approx it cost?

 
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One year £850 fitted:cry:

you can buy the kits from other suppliers
Is that about average?

£850 seems a bit steep but I suppose you pay for what u get eh?

Is it possible to fit yourself?


Does that include the car.
 
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Is that about average?

£850 seems a bit steep but I suppose you pay for what u get eh?


Does that include the car.
They do the car electric the lot for that.

The car comes with the bus:winky:
 
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as john says........keep an eye on fleebay.
i won mine for £120 complete except brake cable on car (cable £40 new)
others have been going for £2-300.
CAR-A-TOW by PRO-TOW should be £960 fitted or c£600 diy.

john.
Been trying to think who it was John:winky:

Bargain to say the least:winky:
 
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Cheers John and John.

Really need to sort something for next year.

By the way, what do you search under on fleabay?

You've been great.
 

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Don't waste your money on that





Get one of these





Ideal Family runabout & fit in a decent sized locker










 
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Cheers ror.

Does it come with the occupants, Illegal or otherwise.:ROFLMAO:


" The car comes with the bus:winky:"

I'll take the Bus, toad and A Frame John.:thumb:

what's the reserve on fleabay please? 99p no reserve?

1 minute to go. No Bids.
 
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